Healthy digestion is one of the most important foundations of health for both body
and mind. The digestive tract sends messengers that either enhance immunity,
mood, and vitality or depress these aspects of health depending on your quality of
food, beverages and digestion.
An organic whole food diet with minimal processed foods and preferably no gluten
is a good place to start when trying to heal your body of pain and inflammation.
Many patients have common conditions of reflux, SIBO, leaky gut or intestinal
permeability, irritable bowel, chronic diarrhea or constipation and other challenges
that need appropriate treatment to heal. Medications can manage symptoms but
they often have side effects that cause other problems over time if taken for months
A healthy ecology in your GI tract known as the gut microbiome requires colorful
and fibrous plant foods to feed it. These microbes play a large roll in mood, immune
function and prevention of numerous diseases. Fermented foods like sauerkraut,
miso, kombucha and yogurt are sources of dietary probiotics that feed a healthy
If you have chronic symptoms that don’t resolve by eating slowly, chewing your food well and not over eating, feel free to give us a call at 603-505-8923 to schedule an appointment with Dr. Fassler. She will be happy to assist you with improving your digestion as well as all of the health concerns that are dependent on this essential aspect of wellness.